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70t Space Launch System Takes Flight

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 11:51 PM

Concept: 70t Space Launch System Takes Flight

Artist concept animation of the 70t configuration -- i.e., capable of carrying 70 metric tons of payload -- of the Space Launch System, or SLS. The SLS is scheduled to launch in 2017, carrying the Orion capsule beyond low Earth orbit.

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